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When kidney disease progresses into stage 5 kidney failure, kidney function declines to 15% or even less. Many patients take dialysis as a treatment. But it is fact that nobody wants to do dialysis. Then what is the life expectancy of patients with stage 5 kidney failure without dialysis?
In stage 5 kidney failure, ,many patients undergoes dialysis. Dialysis can help control some symptoms and control the primary disease. On average, the life expectancy can be prolonged to 3-5 years by dialysis. But what patients afraid of is its side-effects. The side-effects will also affect the life expectancy. Can people live longer without dialysis?
The life expectancy of stage 5 kidney failure depends on many factors. Among all the factors, the illness condition and treatment matter most.
A series of symptoms and complications will appear in stage 5 kidney failure. They will heavily damage the kidneys and the overall health. Some symptoms and complications are more dangerous than kidney disease itself, such as pulmonary swelling, hyperkalemia and heart failure. So it is important to control the symptoms and complications.
The treatment is considered to be the most important factor that affects the life expectancy of stage 5 kidney failure. Kidney transplant is another option. It can double or even tripple the life expectancy of dialysis. But there are cases that the illness condition go on to decline after kidney transplant. Then is there another choice?
Of course there is. Recently, the Chinese medicine attracts more attention, especially the Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy is regarded as the treatment that can repair the damaged kidney cells and improve kidney function. As long as kidney function is improved, life expectancy of patients with stage 5 kidney failure can be prolonged. If you want to know detailed information about this therapy, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, I will give you specific introduction.
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